Google Hangouts iOS App Gets Google Voice Integration

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A huge update hit the Google Hangouts app this weekend on iOS. The messaging app received Google Voice integration with the ability to make and receive phone calls. It does include SMS, MMS or voicemail capabilities (we’re guessing that’ll stay with only the actual Google Voice app), but those using Hangouts will be able to […]

10 iOS Apps That Still Have Yet to Update to iOS 7

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It’s been exactly 30 days since iOS 7 was released to the masses, which has given app developers plenty of time to update their respective apps to support the newer iOS version. However, a lot of apps have yet to fully support iOS 7, and it’s not just the less-popular apps we’re talking about. Even […]

Feedly for Android Updates As Web App Goes Down

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Feedly has updated its Android app today, and it includes a heap of performance improvements as well as a new home screen widget. The company claims that the app now starts up 300% faster than before, and the scrolling experience has also been improved, noting that it’s more fluid than before. The app now also […]

Rdio Launches Internet Radio Service to Take on Spotify, Pandora

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Popular music streaming service Rdio has launched its own internet radio feature in order to compete with the likes of Pandora and Spotify. Rdio is launching the service on iOS and Android, and it’s completely free for non-paying Rdio users, but while the service is ad-free right now, expect that to change soon as Rdio […]

Wii U Update Adds Original Wii Game Support to GamePad

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Nintendo has pushed out a new firmware update for its Wii U gaming console that adds the ability to play original Wii titles right on the Wii U’s GamePad. This new feature allows gamers to turn off their TV entirely and continue playing an original Wii game exclusively on the Wii U’s GamePad. The only downside […]

Dropbox Updates with Automatic Screenshot Uploads

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Dropbox’s automatic photo uploading feature is pretty great, but I’m sure you’ve been wondering when the service will get the same feature for screenshots. Well, it’s finally arrived in the latest Dropbox update. The company has added automatic screenshot uploading to the cloud storage service, making it easy to share and store screenshots in the […]

iOS 7 Apps Incoming Ahead of Official Launch

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iOS 7 is just a couple hours away from launching, where it’s expected to arrive around 1 PM Eastern time. However, app developers are already working hard pushing out updates to their apps before the new iOS version officially arrives. As we mentioned yesterday, apps that don’t fully support iOS 7 yet still use the […]

5 Reasons to Buy the Samsung Galaxy S4 Instead of a Cheap Galaxy S3

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 release is still weeks away, and carriers are already cutting the prices on the Samsung Galaxy S3 to clear out inventory and lock customers into two-year contracts. While the Samsung Galaxy S3 is a good phone and continually makes our Best Phone of the Month list on most major carriers, it […]

Thoughts After a Day of Apple Update Frenzy

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Remember the days of old when upgrading a computer used to take a day if not more? Of course if you’re a gadget geek and you had multiple computers to update then you were looking at a considerable time investment to get things up to speed with whatever the latest and greatest. I used to […]

Android Play Store Now Supports Delta Updates for Smart App Updating

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It looks like Google may have recently enabled a new feature inside its Play Store for Android apps. Now, rather than having to download the full app with content, apps can be smartly updated with new features to allow users to save time, bandwidth, and data consumption when updating their apps, which is beneficial when […]

Don’t Install Android Security Updates While Browsing the Web

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Surfing the web on Android is relatively safe, but a new threat tricks users into installing a trojan that calls itself a security update. Symantec discovered the Android.Notcompatible threat this week, calling attention to the new threat of user-initiated drive by downloads. Malware is a problem on Android smartphones, but it is typically reserved for infected fake […]

5 Things I Hate About Android

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For everything Android does right, there are some things the platform can’t get right to save it’s life. I’ve been an Android user for years, and I still carry an Android device with me almost every day. After spending 6 months using both an iPhone and an Android smartphone I’ve settled on 5 things I […]

Apple Updates iBooks with Night Mode & More, and Also Updates Cards

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Apple updated two of its own apps – iBooks and Cards. With iBooks users can read eBooks and documents which they load on their iPhone. The update includes the ability to read in a night-time mode with white text on a black background. There’s also a new full-screen mode that lets you only see the […]

Google Works with Carriers, OEMs to Roll Out Software Updates Quicker

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In a bid to make the latest Android software release more accessible to more people in a timely manner so that you don’t have to wait six months after Gingerbread was released to enjoy it on a non-Nexus smartphone, Google is partnering with carriers and hardware partners to ensure that devices will receive timely updates. […]